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Gilberto Perez Jr.

Gilberto currently serves as an associate professor of social work at Goshen College, where he teaches the policy series courses and introduction to social work course. He was recently appointed as a plan commission member in Goshen, Ind. In 2012, Gilberto launched Bienvenido Community Solutions, LLC. This company works with community-based organizations, health centers, churches, ...More

Earliest CJP Students Prize the ‘Lens’ They Acquired

Who would come from half-way around the world to enroll in a program at Eastern Mennonite University that was so new, no college catalog listed it? Sam Gbaydee Doe did. From Liberia. Initially, the plump squirrels running around campus dismayed him: They could be food for very hungry people in his war-torn homeland. He himself ...More

Program director at mental health center, with focus on Latino mental health

Gilberto Perez Jr. ’94, Grad. Cert. ’99 Goshen, Indiana As the founding director of Bienvenido, a program for newly arrived Latino immigrants, Gilberto Pérez Jr. tries to offer resources for health and hope, as well as education and livelihoods, for Latinos in Indiana’s schools, churches, juvenile correctional facilities, and communities. In this quest, Gilberto has ...More